(02/16/2011)
One of the largest drug busts in Braxton County has led to the arrests of 43 individuals with 60 felony warrants issued.

The arrests involved all the police agencies in the county, and was the result of a two year investigation.

Most of the charges were related to trafficking narcotic prescription medications.

ARRESTS

Christopher Alton, of Duck, possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance; Charles Ashley of Sutton - 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance; Josh Balcourt of Burnsville - delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy; Fred Belknap, Wilsie - possession with the intent to deliver; Sherry Belknap of Frametown - possession with the intent to deliver.

Sandra Bender of Frametown - conspiracy; Bryan Scott Blake of Glenville - delivery of a controlled substance; Clarence Buck Bender of Frametown - delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy; Robbie Edward Brown of Frametown - manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession wit the intent to deliver; Kevin Dale Burford of Sutton - 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy.

Ivy Carr, Sutton - 2 counts of possession with the intent to deliver, 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance; Martin Craig Cogar of Sutton - 2 counts of delivery of a controlled substance; Ronald Jerry Criner, Sutton - conspiracy; Jerry Lynn Cutlip, Jr. of Sutton - 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy; Charles Ed Dennison of Sutton - 2 counts of delivery of a controlled substance; Joseph Dobbins, Sutton - 3 counts of failure to register as a sex offender; Russell Patrick Dillon of Sutton - 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance.

Lukas Kent Given of Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance; Cristal Hanshaw of Erbacon - delivery of a controlled substance; Jesse Hardy, Sutton - conspiracy; Jeremy Chad Kniceley delivery of a controlled substance; Jessica Mace of Burnsville - conspiracy; Robert Martin of Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy; Travis McCray of Ireland - delivery of a controlled substance; Judy McIntyre of Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy.

Gary Norris of Frametown - conspiracy; Kathleen Nunes of Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance; Denzil Patterson, Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance; Tammy Rhodes, Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance; Charles Robey, Sutton - 3 counts of delivery of a controlled substance, 3 counts of conspiracy; Brittany Robins, Gassaway - 3 counts of conspiracy; Joe Skidmore Jr. of Sutton - possession with the intent to deliver.

Haley Stump, Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance, conspiracy; Darrell Tingler, Sutton - delivery of a controlled substance. Warrants have also been issued for: Heather Bender, Deborah Brady, William Dale Freeman, Kathryn Lake, Charles Myers, Ordie Rose, Misty Sullivan, Raymond Douglas Truluck and Daniel Waller.

Bonds ranged from $5,000 to $72,000 depending on the charges.


Hur Herald ©from Sunny Cal
The information on these pages, to the extent the law allows, remains the exclusive property of Bob Weaver and The Hur Herald. information cannot be not be used in any type of commercial endeavor, or used on a web site without the express permission of the owner. Hur Herald published printed editions 1996-1999, Online ©Hur Herald Publishing, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019